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April 29, 2019

Cholesterol & Senior Heart Health

High cholesterol is not something we come down with, like the cold or the flu. Nor is it merely part of the food we eat. Rather, […]
April 27, 2019

Parenting the Parent: Caring for Elderly Parents

Linda W’s mother fell and broke her hip in May of 2005. The once independent 92-year-old woman, whose husband had died forty-seven years ago, could no […]
April 27, 2019

The Caregiver Bill of Rights

I have the right…to take care of myself. This is not an act of selfishness. It will give me the capability of taking better care of […]
April 27, 2019

Elderly Bruising:

Risk Factors & Prevention Our bodies undergo a series of natural changes as we age-externally and internally. Our skin cells divide more slowly and skin begins […]
April 27, 2019

Breast Cancer in Seniors

When detected early, breast cancer is treated successfully 98% of the time. Researchers continue to make impressive gains in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of breast […]
April 27, 2019

Board & Care Homes for Seniors

Board and care homes typically provide seniors with the same services available in larger assisted living communities; the difference is that these facilities are “regular” houses […]
April 27, 2019
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Bedsores

Risk Factors & Prevention Family members with someone in long-term care need to be knowledgeable and vigilant about decubitus ulcers — the dreaded bedsores. Also called […]
April 27, 2019

Top Myths of Senior Assisted Living

Senior assisted living communities are designed to empower individuals to maintain the independence they have come to enjoy, while allowing for convenient access to assistance, activities […]
April 27, 2019

Assisted Living vs Living at Home

When shopping for an assisted living community for your loved one, sticker shock is a common condition. A Place for Mom’s Senior Living Advisors frequently hear […]
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